Choosing The Right Birdhouse — Natural History Wanderings

The Sacramento Bee had an article on what birds look for in a birdhouse.  Many bird houses are cute and attractive to humans but may not be functional or of interest to birds.  The article talks about some of the features birds look for such as Safe Location Aged wood that is similar to tree […]

Choosing The Right Birdhouse — Natural History Wanderings

Audubon calls for Removal of Donald Trump from office — Natural History Wanderings

Letter from Audubon calling for the removal of Donald Trump from office and holding some members of Congress responsible for the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week. National Audubon Society has a long history of leadership in public policy. From advocating for clean air and water to supporting renewable energy to protecting the […]

Audubon calls for Removal of Donald Trump from office — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports The Trump administration gutted protections for migratory birds on Tuesday, delivering a parting gift to the oil and gas industry, which has long sought to be shielded from liability for killing birds unintentionally in oil spills, toxic waste ponds and other environmental disasters. The final rule comes less than a […]

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian reports The mass die-off of thousands of songbirds in south-western US was caused by long-term starvation, made worse by unseasonably cold weather probably linked to the climate crisis, scientists have said. Flycatchers, swallows and warblers were among the migratory birds “falling out of the sky” in September, with carcasses found in New Mexico, […]

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from American Bird Conservancy Up to One Billion Birds May Be Killed Annually in Building Collisions, New Study Says Low-Rise Buildings and Residences Pose Bigger Mortality Threat than Skyscrapers      (Washington, D.C., February  7, 2014) In the most comprehensive study of its kind, involving the review and analysis of almost two dozen studies and […]

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Ecuador Increases Habitat For Cerulean Warbler and Over 300 More Species — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release American Bird Conservancy Declining Warbler, 300+ Other Birds to Benefit from Ecuador Land Protection Narupa Reserve Expansion Provides More Winter Habitat for Cerulean Warbler (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2014) The Cerulean Warbler—one of the Americas’ fastest-declining migratory birds—now has more protected wintering habitat in Ecuador, thanks to a cooperative effort by Fundación Jocotoco, […]

Ecuador Increases Habitat For Cerulean Warbler & Over 300 More Species — Natural History Wanderings

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release from American Bird Conservancy Key Population of Andean Condors Protected by Land Purchase in Ecuador 1.8 Million Acres of Land Now Protected in Iconic Antisana Region (Washington, D.C., January 24, 2014) About half of Ecuador’s rare Andean Condors, among the world’s largest flying birds, will be better protected through a just-completed, 7,000-acre conservation […]

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings